Archive for the ‘Short Film’ Category


Simon knows about ducks quite well. They make noise, fly, swim, some even roll. Sometimes, it’s a bit confusing and Simon gets lost.

Animated short film by Jérémy Clapin • Music: François-Eudes Chanfrault.

JUNKYARD by Hisko Hulsing

A man is being robbed and stabbed by a junkie and in that last second before he dies, a youth friendship flashes before his eyes. He and his bosomfriend grew apart, when the latter was being drawn more and more into a misty world of drugs and criminality under influence of a lowlife dealer who lives with his father on the junkyard in their neighbourhood.

Technique: Oilpaint on canvas, 2D animation, 3D animation.

Written & Directed by Hisko Hulsing // Oilpaintings: Hisko Hulsing.

Produced by Chris Mouw, Michiel Snijders, Arnoud Rijken, Willem Thijssen, Hisko Hulsing.
2D Animation: Hisko Hulsing, Stefan Vermeulen • 3D Animation: Polder Animation.


In a barren post-apocalyptic wasteland, a creature and his dog find a radio that may lead them to new life • Jared D. Weiss` 2012 thesis film from the School of Visual Arts • Music by Chris Roberts.

Soundtrack available on limited edition cassette.

Washed Ashore

A castaway finds himself washed ashore a beach at the foot of a towering city. His curiosity draws him into the urban expanse he finds before him. Whilst in the city he tries to get in touch with the society. However the characters he meets are strange, superficial and snippy, and after a series of unfortunate events he finds himself a castaway once more.

A film by Jonas Ott • Music by Christian Aregger • Sounddesign by Wouter Messelink.

Cicada Princess

Cicadas come out of the ground for a party at the end of their lives.

Directed by Mauricio Baiocchi • Narrated by Stephen Fry • Music by Jesse Solomon Clark.

Frühzug // Morning Train

After spending the night together, a couple parts ways. Guided by the activities of the man’s morning rituals, she travels into a dream accompanied by the rhythms of the morning train and finds herself alone once again.

Direction: Delia Hess • Music: Joan & The Sailors • Sounddesign: C. Steinmann, T. Gassmann.

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Případ (The Case) by Martin Zivocky

Martin Zivocky`s graduation film from Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic.

Cyclope: A Short Movie by Marine Duchet

A door opens onto a world, haunted by flying fishes, buried chimaeras and deep fancies.

Drawing animation  • A Short Movie by Marine Duchet • Produced by Octopus Collective.

Goodbye Mister de Vries

Mister De Vries (93) sits at his window awaiting his death. Until one cold winter day he is surprised by the arrival of a parcel. When he subsequently sees a pigeon flying off he knows that this is no ordinary message. His time has come. Mister De Vries momentarily hesitates to open it. When he chances it, he finds his old Frisian skates. There’s only one thing to be done.

Director: Mascha Halberstad • Screenplay: Fiona van Heemstra • Animation: Huub Kistemaker.

Awards: Winner international short and animation film award Schlingel Film Festival, Germany.

Our Lady Of Lourdes

Lourdes, a university student, is grateful to Bernard, the town drunk, when he comes to her aid in an uncomfortable situation. But when she offers to buy him a hot meal, she ends up getting involved in far more than she bargained for.

Written & directed by Peter Szewczyk.

Produced by Verity White & Kasia Lesniak • Starring Naomi Scott, Lech Dyblik & Nick Moran.